How to Paint Christmas Trees on Your Nails - the Easiest Way

by RoseDIY13
7 Materials
30 Minutes

In today’s DIY nail tutorial, I'm going to show you how to paint Christmas trees on your nails. Christmas tree nail art is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. This design is easy to do and perfect for the holiday season. Let's get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Clear nail polish
  • Red nail polish 
  • Stripping tape 
  • Tweezers
  • Star beads 
  • Gold nail polish 
  • Nail polish remover
Applying a base coat of clear nail polish

1. Apply the base coat

Apply a base coat of clear nail polish and let it dry. This ensures the colored nail polish won't stain your nail.

Painting nails with red nail polish

2. Apply red nail polish

Apply two coats of red nail polish, waiting in between for the coat to dry.

Cleaning around the nails with a brush

3. Clean up

Use a q-tip or fine-tipped brush with nail polish remover to clean up any nail polish residue around the edges of the nail. 

Creating easy Christmas tree nail designs

4. Shape the Christmas tree

Cut stripping tape and apply it to the nail in a criss-cross shape, as shown above

Painting gold nail polish over the tape

5. Paint the tree

Using a fine-tipped brush, apply gold nail polish to each pocket of space between the stripping tape. 

How to do Christmas tree nail designs

6. Remove the stripping tape

Carefully take the stripping tape off your nail using tweezers or scissors. It's best to do this before the nail polish fully dries, so the tape isn't stuck to the nail.

Adding a bead on top of the Christmas tree

7. Apply the bead

Apply the green star bead on top by dipping the back in clear polish and firmly applying it to the top of your gold Christmas tree. 

8. Apply the top coat

Apply a clear top coat and let it dry. 

How to paint Christmas trees on your nails

There you have it, DIY Christmas tree nail art! This look is both super edgy and homey at the same time. Rock this look at a holiday party or in the comfort of your home.

Let me know in the comments below how this easy nail DIY works out for you!

Suggested materials:
  • Clear nail polish
  • Red nail polish
  • Stripping tape
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